Vaccaria Wolf

1 species naturalized Aust.; all states and territories

*Vaccaria hispanica (Mill.) Rauschert

Glabrous, annual herb up to 60 cm high. Leaves sessile, opposite, ovate to lanceolate, 5–12 cm long, glaucous. Flowers in terminal compound dichasia; lower bracts leaf-like; upper bracts scarious. Calyx tube 12–18 mm long, inflated, with 5 green wings. Petals purplish, clawed. Styles 2. Casula. Waste land. Introd. from Europe. Bladder Soapwort